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Sarah Vaughan Sings The Great American Songbook

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature the American songbook recordings of Sarah Vaughan, including her hit duet with Billy Eckstine, “Passing Strangers.”

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This week on Afterglow we’ll feature the mid-1950s American songbook recordings of Sarah Vaughan, featuring the singer in mostly orchestral settings performing songs by Irving Berlin and George Gershwin, as well as her hit duet with Billy Eckstine, “Passing Strangers.”

Other artists on the program include saxophonist Stanley Turrentine, singers Bill Henderson, Johnny Hartman, and Carmen McRae, and pianists Wynton Kelly and Elmo Hope.

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